Mussoorie is located at a distance of around 262 km from Delhi. Mussoorie is a hill station and a municipal board in the Dehradun District of the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. Mussoorie is well-connected to Delhi by roadways, railways.
However, the best way to reach Mussoorie from Delhi is by car, a journey of around 5 hours. The places covered between Delhi to Mussoorie include Delhi - 30km -> Ghaziabad - 30km -> Meerut - 122 -> Saharanpur - 125 km -> Mussoorie.
There are several petrol pumps of Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and HP, apart from hospitals, ATMs and road-side dhabas on the route.
Transport options from New Delhi to Mussoorie
New Delhi to Mussoorie By Car: Hire a cab from Delhi to Mussoorie, which takes around 5 hours. Approximate cost of cab per km ranges between INR 9 and INR 14, depending upon the type of car. The places covered between Delhi to Mussoorie include Delhi - 30km -> Ghaziabad - 30km -> Meerut - 122 -> Saharanpur - 125 km -> Mussoorie. Ideal for families and group travellers.
New Delhi to Mussoorie By Bus: Take a direct bus from Delhi to Mussoorie, which takes over 5 hours. The buses operating on this route are private tourist buses. The places covered between Delhi to Mussoorie include Delhi - 30km -> Ghaziabad - 30km -> Meerut - 122 -> Saharanpur - 125 km -> Mussoorie. Ideal for backpackers, individual travellers and groups.
New Delhi to Mussoorie By Train: Take a direct train from Delhi to Dehradun Railway station that takes more than 5 hours. Mussoorie has no railway station of its own. So one can get down at Dehradun railway station, nearly 60 km away and from there take bus or taxi to reach Mussoorie. Taxi services are available from railhead to Mussoorie and it costs about INR 1,500. Ideal for groups and families.
I was so much excited to visit Mussoorie as as was going there for the first time. The train was late. So we have to wait in station for 50 minutes. But the travelling was quite interesting. We co-passengers are friendly and we all enjoyed a lot. The sightseeing was beautiful.
Everything is good, roads are not very smooth but you drive without any problem. You can drive your car in the hills at Mussoorie without any problem. Weather is awesome, environment is very good and a peaceful place. You can get all types of food here. Maal road is good for couples.
I picked Dehradun Shatabdi to travel from Delhi to Dehradun and vice versa. Train experience was good and no need to buy anything during the travel as they provide everything during the travel. Seats were comfortable. I am a vegetarian so I prefer veg food only.
I booked the tickets from the Redbus app. The tickets we got were of AC bus. It was a good experience to travel with Redbus. The bus seats to be honest were good. On the contrary, the shockers in the bus were not so good. It did not follow the schedule as per notified in the bus app but anyhow, I liked the journey.
Travelled to Mussoorie by car via Meerut. I think the best route is via Meerut, Roorkee and then Dehradun > Mussoorie. Do not take the left turn after crossing the Mcdonalds, Muzaffarnagar (comes after Meerut). The road it very bad after 15 kms. Go as mentioned before.
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